Finance Officer at a Women-Focused NGO


A women-focused NGO based in Abuja that is currently recruiting for the position of Finance Officer, who will provide financial support to on-going projects, give periodic reports and ensure compliance with financial policies.

Supervised by: Finance and Administrative Manager.

  • Be professional and versatile in the use of online QuickBooks
  • Responsible for the management and supervision of financial administration systems, procedures and ensuring full compliance.
  • Responsible for verification of expenditure and implementation of corresponding payments.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports/statements for the project with standard accounting principles-including budget tracking.
  • Review all the supporting documents related to the projects to ensure that they comply with NWTF rules prior to any commitment to suppliers.
  • Review all partners’ financial reports and supporting documents monthly and provide written feedback to partners for adjustments or disallowed expenditures.
  • Support efficient conduct of the statutory audit, partners’ audit, and donor fund audits in collaboration with finance teams in the field base.
  • Ensure the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of all financial reports for internal and external purposes.
  • Ensure compliance with government law and regulation in relation to taxation.
  • Review the Balance Sheet accounts and submit monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation and closing documents for review and further submission.
  • Review of monthly payroll and ensure all statutory deductions for the month are promptly remitted.
  • Ensure financial system data is up to date and adherence to financial requirements.
  • Ensure accurate production of donor reports in accordance with the specified format within the agreed timeframe in coordination with the program.
  • Ensure Donor Contract Management Systems are updated, with up-to-date information (grant amount, duration of the grant, allocation to projects, contract realignments, reporting dates).
  • Ensure that the originals of the supporting documents of all project transactions, including partners transactions, are filed/archived in the NWTF office to allow easy access during audit or Pre-audits.
  • Support in cash and bank management including cash handling and cash flow monitoring.
  • Carry out any other duty that may be assigned by the CEO.

Education and/or Experience:

The ideal candidate should have the following:-

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting related to NGOs and community level programs with increasing responsibility.
  • Effective use of QuickBooks
  • ICAN and/or ACCA is an added advantage

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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